From her first millinery shop, opened in 1912, to the 1920s, Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel rose to become one of the premier fashion designers in Paris, France. Replacing the corset with comfort and casual elegance, her fashion themes included simple suits and dresses, women’s trousers, costume jewelry, perfume and textiles.
Watch video · Famed fashion designer Coco Chanel was born Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel on August 19, 1883, in Saumur, France. With her trademark suits and little black dresses, Coco Chanel created timeless designs
The Fashion of Coco Before Chanel. The Fashion of Coco Before Chanel. Explore. Leterrier created a replica of a suit she saw the designer wearing in a picture. “Chanel didn’t want to copy
With The LCF opening an exhibition tomorrow of Coco Chanel portraits by Marion Pike, we look back at the seven ways the designer revolutionised women’s fashion. Arguably the most influential fashion designer of all time, Coco Chanel revolutionised the way …
She’s the style icon who revolutionised the world of fashion, the creator of the little black dress and the legendary Chanel no.5 perfume. But the great Coco Chanel was also distinguished by her sharp wit and her independent views on everything. We put together 25 of her most insightful
Every woman knows Chanel no.5, the brand’s iconic fragrance that has conquered the world of perfumes and fashion. The person behind the Chanel brand is Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel, a French fashion designer who has been popular for timeless pieces, designs, little black dresses, and trademark suits.
Coco Chanel: Coco Chanel, French fashion designer who ruled over Parisian haute couture for almost six decades. Among her now-classic innovations were the Chanel suit, the quilted purse, costume jewelry, and the little black dress. Learn more about Chanel’s life and career.